Child Shooting Under Investigation

WFPD officers responded on 08-11-22 at 4:42 pm to the Riverbend Nature Center located at 2200 3rd Street in reference to gunshots.

The officers arrived and discovered that an 18-month-old boy was struck to the leg by a bullet. It is not known at this time from where the gunshot was fired.

The victim was taken to the URHCS by ambulance and later flown to Cook Children’s Medical Center in Ft. Worth, Texas.The child is expected to undergo surgery there. 

If you have any information about this incident, please call the WFPD non-emergency number at 940-720-5000 or the WFPD Crime Stoppers number at 940-322-9888. 

The WFPD believes this is an isolated incident and there is no danger to our citizens.


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